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General Assembly made great strides during an ‘eventful’ 2011, says President

22 December 2011

From being increasing vocal on human rights to taking important decisions to tackle non-communicable diseases, the General Assembly has made great strides during its current session, its President said today, adding that efforts will continue on a range of vital issues next year.

Election of H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

22 June 2011

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, 57 was elected on 22 June by acclamation to succeed Joseph Deiss of Switzerland as President of the 66th session of the General Assembly.

Acceptance Speech

22 June 2011

"I would like to focus a little on the particular importance of the sixth-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly, during which the world will go through important changes and face enormous political, social, economic and environmental challenges."

General Assembly stakeout

22 June 2011

Ambassador Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, at the General Assembly Stakeout area.